By William

LITTLE RIVER – A huge first two quarters powered the Little River boys basketball team to score their seventh straight win of the season as they doubled up on Peabody/Burns at home on Tuesday and scored an 83-41 victory.

The Redskins put 31 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter and then added 29 in the second quarter to power their way to a commanding 38-point, 60-22 halftime lead.

After putting another 21 points in the books in the third quarter, Little River only picked up two in the final eight minutes of play as the earned the 42-point win.

While forcing Peabody/Burns into making 28 turnovers, of which 15 came on steals, Little River used a solid transition game to hit on 58% of their shots from the field while also doubling up on the visitors in the paint by out rebounding them 28-14.

Jayden Garrison filled his scoresheet with 35 points while also leading the team with six steals, dishing out three assists and pulling down four rebounds.

Joining Garrison with double digits in the scorebook was Trey Rolfs who hit for 21 while Rylan Konen chipped in with 12 and Braxton Lafferty scored 11.

Lafferty led the Redskins in rebounds with seven while Konen grabbed six, and Graham Stephens dished out five assists while also making five steals on defense.

In the junior varsity game, Little River won 28-17 as they played just 1/2 a game.

Now a sparkling 7-0 on the season, the Redskins go on the road Friday to battle Rural Vista.

Peabody/Burns at LITTLE RIVER

SCORING:                 1          2          3          4          FINAL

Peabody/Burns       12       10       16       3          41

LITTLE RIVER            31       29       21       2          83

TEAM STATS:           Peabody/Burns       LITTLE RIVER

FGM-FGA                  14-30                         34-59

3PTM-3PTA              4-9                              2-14

FTM-FTA                   9-12                           13-20

ASSISTS                     1                                  13

REBOUNDS               14                               28

TURNOVERS             28                               8

STEALS                       0                                  15      

BLOCKED SHOTS     0                                  2         

FOULS                        15                               15


Jayden Garrison = 35 points with 2 3-pointers, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 steals.

Trey Rolfs = 21 points with 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot, 2 steals.

Rylan Konen = 12 points with 1 assist, 6 rebounds.

Braxton Lafferty = 11 points with 1 assist, 7 rebounds, 1 blocked shot, 1 steal.

Graham Stephens = 2 points with 5 assists, 1 rebound, 5 steals.

Kaden Schafer = 2 points with 1 rebound.

Ty Herzog = 3 rebounds, 1 assist.

Dalton Mantz = 1 rebound, 1 steal.

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